LIMA, M. In this four and last manuscript, from the heading “DESIGN, WRITING AND PUBLISHING OF SCIENTIFIC MANUSCRIPTS”, as part of the “SCIENTIFIC EDUCATION” section of the journal “NASCER E CRESCER”, we emphasize the need for verification of the last version of the scientific paper and we present the most relevant aspects of the process of publishing, since its submis- sion until the final decision of refusal or acceptance, and in the latter case, the correction of the proofs. NASCER E CRESCER - BIRTH AND GROWTH MEDICAL JOURNAL, Porto, Portugal, v. 22, n. 4, p. 263–268, 2016. DOI: 10.25753/BirthGrowthMJ.v22.i4.9914. Disponível em: https://revistas.rcaap.pt/nascercrescer/article/view/9914. Acesso em: 19 aug. 2022.